Books tagged: euthanasia

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The Carer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00)
A dark psychological tale of patricide by proxy, the corrosive effects of unbridled power - and of what happens when you outsource your loved ones to people who don’t actually love them.
Sinners and Other Saints
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story collection by a Canadian author that provides glimpses of ordinary people in difficult situations that readers will certainly identify with, whether serious, silly or sad. Facts read like fiction and fiction like fact. You’ll laugh and cry and applaud this author. Her characters are embodied with an uncommon sense of affection told in the voice of a good friend.
Cerberus and the Hound of Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The police discover a gruesome scene: a pro-life advocate and his son are found dead in a road-side cabin. Perplexed, and without any obvious explanation, the detectives are forced to turn to the nightly news for clues. As well they should: last night the world learned of a miracle cure... for death itself.
When You Are Dying: A Personal Exploration of Life, Suffering, and Belief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
This moving book was written with great difficulty by an Anglican priest with motor neurone disease at the end of his life, and its ruthless honesty is challenging and compelling. It will be helpful to many who face life-shortening illnesses themselves or in those they love. This book is a thoughtful reflection on the encounter with dying and death and the issues they raise about faith in God.
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
Garnier House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When successful attorney John Atwood suffers a debilitating stroke, he’s left with severe speech and motor problems. He enters a long-term care facility called Garnier House — where he discovers someone is euthanizing terminally ill patients. Fear drives John to begins his own investigation as the body count continues to rise.
To Gently Leave This Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Elaine Feuer. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
For people who are suffering from a terminal or incurable illness, the option of a peaceful passing is the issue at the forefront of modern society. Assessing the quality of life, and allowing patients who suffer from debilitating pain and dependence on others to gently leave this life, gives people a dignified alternative. Learn what you need to know about end-of-life decisions.
Proximity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mistakes, omissions, instructions misheard...no system is perfect, and culpability cannot always be assigned. In hospital such errors lead to death. Peter Owens knows that. He practises euthanasia without causing suspicion. Nina Charan, a young and idealistic doctor, investigates an unexplained death. Overcome by circumstances, her naivety torn away, she finds herself on the brink of collusion.
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals 2013 Edition
Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
The AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals are intended for use by members of the veterinary profession who carry out or oversee the euthanasia of animals. The overriding commitment of these Guidelines is to provide veterinarians guidance in relieving pain and suffering of animals that are to be euthanized.
When You Were A Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by SADAViD. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
She scales through the hurdles of barrenness and an ectopic pregnancy only to be faced with the option of saving her marriage or saying "yes" to euthanasia.